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1 Cary Christian School The Incarnation: Luke 1-2

2 What does Luke 2:52 Mean? Linked to Luke 1:80, 2:41 and Samuel Linked to Luke 1:80, 2:41 and Samuel The provoking features are: The provoking features are: Grew Grew Wisdom Wisdom Years (stature) Years (stature) Possible meanings are: Possible meanings are: Normal statement of a child getting older Normal statement of a child getting older Specific words that mean exactly what they say Specific words that mean exactly what they say

3 Some important issues Jesus and John the Baptizer spoken of here (See 1:80 and 2:40/2:52 Jesus and John the Baptizer spoken of here (See 1:80 and 2:40/2:52 The words translations are not exactly the same The words translations are not exactly the same 1:80 – John grew and became strong 1:80 – John grew and became strong 2:40 – The toddler Jesus was filled with or full of wisdom, as He grew and became strong 2:40 – The toddler Jesus was filled with or full of wisdom, as He grew and became strong 2:52 – the young man Jesus that had been teaching in His Fathers house, amazing the Rabbis, increased (?) in wisdom and grew in years and favor... 2:52 – the young man Jesus that had been teaching in His Fathers house, amazing the Rabbis, increased (?) in wisdom and grew in years and favor... The Analogy of Faith The Analogy of Faith

4 Some common interpretations Jesus was just like any other boy Jesus was just like any other boy Jesus was just a regular boy until His ministry at 30 Jesus was just a regular boy until His ministry at 30 Jesus grew progressively into His calling Jesus grew progressively into His calling Jesus, as a child, did not know that He was the Messiah Jesus, as a child, did not know that He was the Messiah Well... Well...

5 The Flow of Chapters 1-2 The Prophecy of John the Baptizer (Luke 1:5-25) The Prophecy of Jesus (Luke 1:26-38) The Recognition of Elizabeth and John (Luke 1:39-45) The Celebration of Mary (Luke 1:46-56) Zacharias Prophecy (Luke 1:67-79) John Grows (Luke 1:80) Jesus, the Christ is Born (Luke 2:1-20) Jesus is Presented at the Temple (Luke 2:21-38) Jesus in Jerusalem in the Temple at His Father Business (Luke 2:41-51)

6 Hmmm... It seems that everyone else knew... And then there is that moment at the Temple

7 Luke 2:52 - This Phrase talks of the humanity of Jesus... The fast that He was Real Human, but clearly not like any other human...

8 Cary Christian School The Incarnation: Philippians 2

9 Notations about Philippians 2:1-11 The Context is Humility The Context is Humility The verb kenao is the focus in the Christological section The verb kenao is the focus in the Christological section The question is what does it mean The question is what does it mean Romans 4:14 Romans 4:14 1 Cor. 1:17 1 Cor. 1:17 1 Cor. 9:15 1 Cor. 9:15 2 Cor. 9:3 2 Cor. 9:3 How does that meaning work within the context? How does that meaning work within the context?

10 How does it flow? Had an attitude of Humility Had an attitude of Humility Christ was (pre[existed]) in the Form of God Christ was (pre[existed]) in the Form of God Did not hang on to that form at all costs (with white knuckles) Did not hang on to that form at all costs (with white knuckles) Emptied Himself Emptied Himself Now too the form of a bond-servant Now too the form of a bond-servant Made in the likeness of men Made in the likeness of men Had the appearance of a man Had the appearance of a man Showed humility by obedience Showed humility by obedience Obedience led to death Obedience led to death The Death was on a Cross The Death was on a Cross

11 How does it flow? (cont.) God exalted Him God exalted Him Made His name reside over all others Made His name reside over all others All will worship Him at His name All will worship Him at His name The name is Lord The name is Lord

12 What did He empty Himself of? The Incarnation: Philippians 2

13 Options Deity Deity Communicable + Incommunicable Attributes Communicable + Incommunicable Attributes Only Incommunicable Attributes Only Incommunicable Attributes Communicable or Incommunicable Attributes via self-limitation Communicable or Incommunicable Attributes via self-limitation Certain Attributes Certain Attributes Glory Glory

14 Some Samples "Christ had a human soul, to which the Logos imparted his divinity, little by little until he became completely divine" (Dorner). "Christ had a human soul, to which the Logos imparted his divinity, little by little until he became completely divine" (Dorner). Christ "laid aside his deity which was then restored at the ascension" (Gess and Beecher). Christ "laid aside his deity which was then restored at the ascension" (Gess and Beecher). He "abandoned certain prerogatives of the divine mode of existence in order to assume the human," e.g., omniscience" (Gore). He "abandoned certain prerogatives of the divine mode of existence in order to assume the human," e.g., omniscience" (Gore). "He surrendered the external, physical attributes of omniscience, though retaining the attributes of love and truth (A. M. Fairbairn). This was also held by Thomasius, Deilitzsch, and H. Crosby. "He surrendered the external, physical attributes of omniscience, though retaining the attributes of love and truth (A. M. Fairbairn). This was also held by Thomasius, Deilitzsch, and H. Crosby.

15 Some Samples "Christ "lived a double life from two, non- communicating life centers. As God, he continued his Trinitarian and providential existence, and as man he was united with a human nature. He did not know consciously anything of his divine, Trinitarian existence" (Martensen). Wha!?! "Christ "lived a double life from two, non- communicating life centers. As God, he continued his Trinitarian and providential existence, and as man he was united with a human nature. He did not know consciously anything of his divine, Trinitarian existence" (Martensen). Wha!?! "He disguised his deity and attributes, not by giving them up, but by limiting them to a time-form appropriate to a human mode of existence... His attributes could only be expressed in relation to the (human) time and space that his human form could experience" (Ebrard). "He disguised his deity and attributes, not by giving them up, but by limiting them to a time-form appropriate to a human mode of existence... His attributes could only be expressed in relation to the (human) time and space that his human form could experience" (Ebrard).

16 Some Samples "He gave up the use of the attributes (cf. Carson, FD&FPJ, 35). "He gave up the use of the attributes (cf. Carson, FD&FPJ, 35). ""He gave up the independent exercise of the divine attributes (Strong, ST, 703). ""He gave up the independent exercise of the divine attributes (Strong, ST, 703). ""He limited himself to the voluntary non-use of the attributes (Walvoord). ""He limited himself to the voluntary non-use of the attributes (Walvoord).

17 Did the Son really relinquish use of the attributes during the Incarnation?

18 What about another option?

19 A Problem: The Text A Problem: The Text Attributes Exercised Creator Creator Sovereignty Sovereignty Judgment Judgment Omnipotence Omnipotence Omnipresence Omnipresence Omniscience Omniscience Scriptures Matt. 14:15-21 Matt. 14:15-21 Matt. 2:2, 27:11 Matt. 2:2, 27:11 Luke 7:36-50 Luke 7:36-50 John 4:46-54 John 4:46-54 John 1:44-51 John 1:44-51 Matt. 9:1-8 Matt. 9:1-8

20 A Problem: The Text A Problem: The Text Attributes Exercised Immutability Immutability Eternity Eternity Goodness Goodness Mercy Mercy Love Love Freedom Freedom Scriptures John 8:56-59; Mark 9:2-8 John 8:56-59; Mark 9:2-8 John 8:56-59 John 8:56-59 John 10 John 10 Matt. 9:36, John 8:1-11 Matt. 9:36, John 8:1-11 John 10:11-17, 15:13; 1 John 3:16 John 10:11-17, 15:13; 1 John 3:16 John 10:18 John 10:18

21 A Problem: The Text A Problem: The Text Attributes Exercised Self-Existence Self-Existence Triunity Triunity Righteousness Righteousness Truth Truth Scriptures John 8:56-59 John 8:56-59 John 14:7-15, 17:21 John 14:7-15, 17:21 Matt.3:15, Luke 7:36-50 Matt.3:15, Luke 7:36-50 John 14:6 John 14:6

22 So... What did He empty Himself of?!?

23 John 17 – The High Priestly Prayer 4I glorified You on the earth, having accomplished the work which You have given Me to do. 5Now, Father, glorify Me together with Yourself, with the glory which I had with You before the world was.

24 ... glorify Me together with Yourself, with the glory which I had with You before the world was.

25 What did He empty Himself of? Glory

26 What about the Transfiguration? See John 1:14 & 1 Timothy 3:16 See John 1:14 & 1 Timothy 3:16 Certainly a glory, but one that was shrouded in flesh Certainly a glory, but one that was shrouded in flesh Think again on Exodus 33:17-23 Think again on Exodus 33: But He said, You cannot see My face, for no man can see Me and live! 20But He said, You cannot see My face, for no man can see Me and live!

27 What did He empty Himself of? Glory

28 Cary Christian School The Incarnation: Philippians 2


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